College Affordability Solutions adheres to the following code of ethics in working with its student, ex-student, and parent clients.
Be Confidential: Keep client identity and information private unless disclosure is authorized by them or required to comply with subpoenas or judicial orders.
Be Economical: Clients face steep expenses related to postsecondary learning, so do not add to their costs by charging them for advice, consultations, meetings, or other services.
Be Equitable: Apply this code uniformly to all clients regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
Be Honest: Do not “game” clients with deceitful or misleading guidance. Likewise, do not help clients use false information to “game the system” in order to secure financial aid or other educational benefits or programs.
Be Independent: Strive to meet the needs of clients without regard to the interests of any college, university, lender, or vendor of postsecondary education products and services.
Be Valuable: Offer clients counsel, instruction, and other services that is genuinely worthwhile.